Gamma Films announces that the company and its subsidiary specialty erotica studios Girlsway, Pure Taboo and Adult Time are the proud recipients of 79 XBIZ Awards nominations for 2019.
Pure Taboo, Gamma’s boundary-pushing ‘forbidden’-themed studio and site, leads the pack with 52 nominations – 12 going to Anne: A Taboo Parody, 11 for A Trailer Park Taboo, seven for Future Darkly: Artifamily, four for The Jealous Brother, four for The Weight of Infidelity, four for Right to Refuse, three for The Electra Complex and two for A Mother’s Choice. PureTaboo.com also received a nomination for Studio Site of the Year.
Lesbian erotica studio Girlsway brought in 15 nominations – nine of them for Fantasy Factory: Wastelands. The post-apocalyptic thriller is in consideration for All-Girl Release of the Year – Feature, Best Sex Scene – All Girl, Screenplay of the Year, Best Art Direction, Best Special Effects, Best Music, Best Editing, Marketing Campaign of the Year and Best Actress – All-Girl Release for Wastelands star Abigail Mac. Girlsway.com is up for All-Girl Site of the Year as well.
New Gamma brand Adult Time copped two nominations for its Girls Under Arrest series, while Gamma Films was honored with a Studio of the Year nod and traffic monetizer FameDollars was nominated for Paysite Affiliate Program of the Year.
“We are absolutely blown away by the number of XBIZ nominations we’ve received this year,” said Gamma Film’s Head of Production Bree Mills, who personally brought in three: Director of the Year – Body of Work, Director of the Year – Feature and Best Non-Sex Performance for A Trailer Park Taboo.
Gamma’s directors were also recognized for outstanding work: in addition to Mills, Craven Moorehead and Stills by Alan are both nominated for Director of the Year – Body of Work and Director of the Year – Feature, with the latter also up for Director of the Year – Non-Feature. Fantasy Massage director Billy Visual is nominated for Director of the Year – Web.
Mills noted that many of the nominations – particularly from her Pure Taboo productions – are for acting: Angela White is up for Best Actress – Couples-Themed Release for The Weight of Infidelity; four of Tommy Pistol’s six Pure Taboo nominations are for acting and his Future Darkly: Antifamily co-star Jill Kassidy is up for Best Actress – Taboo Release.
Joanna Angel, who directed and starred in A Trailer Park Taboo, is in consideration for Best Supporting Actress, and her co-stars Kenzie Reeves and Small Hands are nominated for Best Actress – Feature Movie and Best Actor – Feature Movie, respectively.
The 17th Annual XBIZ Awards Show is set to take place Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
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